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380  Form of Work (R)

       

Input Standards

Required if applicable/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Form of work (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂ0 Authority record control number (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ2 Source of term (NR) Required if applicable/Optional
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

A class or genre to which a work belongs. May be used to differentiate a work from another work with the same title.

Multiple forms of work from the same source vocabulary may be recorded in the same field in separate occurrences of subfield ǂa (Form of work). Terms from different source vocabularies are recorded in separate occurrences of the field.

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

 
blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

 
blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
ǂa Form of work

A term expressing the class or genre of the work.

100 1   Wilder, Thornton, ǂd 1897-1975.
240 1 0 Our town
380     Play
130 0   Cinderella (Choreographic work)
380     Choreographic work
130 0   War of the worlds (Television program)
380     Television program
ǂ0 Authority record control number

For information about subfield ǂ0, see Control Subfields.

ǂ2 Source of term

MARC code that identifies the source of the term in subfield ǂa when from a controlled list. See Subject Heading and Term Source Codes (http://www.loc.gov/standards/sourcelist/subject.html).

380     Superhero comic books, strips, etc. ǂ2 lcsh
380     Mystery comic books, strips, etc. ǂ2 gsafd
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

This page last revised: August 22, 2016